The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 129 122 118
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 5 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 0.77% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.84% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 15
Average salary £66,250 £80,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.18% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,750 £68,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £92,500 £121,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £60,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
Security Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2012 2264 2094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.80% 92.03% 93.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1619 1599 1665
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,501
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Architect in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Architect
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Architect across the Reading region.

Security Architect Salary Trend in Reading

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Architect in their job title.

1 7 (77.78%) TOGAF
1 7 (77.78%) Security Architecture
1 7 (77.78%) SABSA
2 3 (33.33%) C
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) CEH
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless Security
4 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM
4 1 (11.11%) CRISC
4 1 (11.11%) Database Security
4 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
4 1 (11.11%) Imperva
4 1 (11.11%) Tufin
4 1 (11.11%) Finance

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless Security
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) DMZ
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) TOGAF
1 7 (77.78%) Security Architecture
1 7 (77.78%) SABSA
2 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Database Security
3 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) CEH
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CRISC
2 1 (11.11%) CISA
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
2 1 (11.11%) GIAC
2 1 (11.11%) GSEC
2 1 (11.11%) CCIE
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire
2 1 (11.11%) Imperva
2 1 (11.11%) Tufin
2 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
2 1 (11.11%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec
2 1 (11.11%) Websense
Reading, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus bonus + car allowance + corpora
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Flexible/Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago